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Talents of Cake Decorators showcased at recent workshop

Recently another branch of our association held a Demonstration Day that a number of our members attended.  These days provide a wonderful chance to learn from other decorators and to catch up with cake decorating friends, all for a minimal cost. One of our members, Robyn Reed was a demonstrator on the day and she made a beautiful mermaid sitting... Read More

by Editorial Team , 4 days ago

Community

Play Precision Play Precision Bowling at Bocce!

Hello again and welcome to my world of Bocce. There are so many sports out there and I can understand how difficult it can be to keep members motivated. It may be just a matter of giving them new challenges. No different with Bocce. Bocce Australia, in conjunction with a Bocce club in Victoria, came to the realisation that to... Read More

by Editorial Team , 6 days ago

Community, Newsfeed

Serenata Celebrates!

The Serenata Singers presented a belated 50th anniversary concert for family, friends and former members of the choir at The Gap Uniting Church on Saturday afternoon, 29 May 2021. In 1970, The Gap and District Musical Society was founded. In 2020, it achieved its 50th anniversary under the name Serenata Singers. Just as activities to observe the occasion were being... Read More

by Editorial Team , 6 days ago

Community

FREE Bridge for Beginners!

Enjoy a game of cards? Have you played all the old favourites such as 500 and Canasta? Have you secretly desired to learn the game of Bridge but never had the opportunity?  Here is a chance to learn this magnificent game. The Hills District is very fortunate to have their very own Bridge Club which is modern, air-conditioned and very... Read More

by Editorial Team , 6 days ago

Community, Newsfeed

Do grants support charities to thrive?

Do grants support charities to thrive? According to Social Ventures Australia’s May 2021 report, grant funding can create ‘unique vulnerabilities for charities’. Yes, you read that right.  Grant funding can sometimes be a bad thing for charities. There are differences in the way we invest in an organisation depending on whether they are for-profit or non-profit. Let’s take a closer... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 week ago

Community, Newsfeed

Whipping up a wonderful workshop

Members of The Brisbane North Cake Decorators were recently treated to a fabulous workshop. The guest demonstrator, Sue, was from another branch of the Qld Cake Decorators Association and showed the ladies how to make flowers, leaves and scenery on cakes using a palette knife and a soft medium like buttercream to sculpt the shapes. They then all had a... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 week ago

Community, Newsfeed

The Nest Community Announces Their Flagship ‘Exchange Project’

One of our local not-for-profit organisations has shared with us details of their exciting community initiative, which will bring teenage girls into their women’s space to provide mentoring workshops. The Nest Community is an organisation built on empowering and connecting women of all ages, and providing them a safe space to nurture and learn from one another. In their upcoming... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

Prime Time for Travel to the Gemfields

As winter time approaches many members feel it is the time to have a winter break and travel to distant Gemfields.  The Queensland State Government has set aside areas that fossickers can fossick for gemstones. Some of the fields are quite a long way from Brisbane but that is the position we are now in, whereas most local deposits have... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

Raving Reviews from the Players latest show

The Hills Players were so excited to be back on stage with their first performance back after a long COVID-19 imposed hiatus. ‘Always A Bridesmaid’ almost seemed like it was never going to happen, but the Players were so glad it did! Their southern belles (Kari, Libby-Ruth, Sedalia, Monette, Charlie and Deedra) kept everyone entertained with their antics. The script... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

Jars of Generosity

Mitchelton Rotary will be one of the three charities participating in the ‘Local Matters Program’ at Grill’d Everton Park for the month of June.  With every burger ordered from Grill’d, a Local Matters token is handed over for customers to drop into the jar of their choice. At the end of the month $500 is split between the groups ($300... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 weeks ago

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